15 septembre 2019

A rare and finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, 17th-18th century

Lot 857. A rare and finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, 17th-18th century. Figure 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high; base 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 387,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bodhisattva is shown seated with the principal pair of hands are clasped at the chest in anjali mudra, and twelve further pairs of hands, which once held various attributes, arrayed around the body. The principal head is flanked... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2019

A large gilt-lacquer bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 312. A large gilt-lacquer bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Height 14 3/4  in., 37.4 cm. Estimate USD 50,000 — 70,000. Lot sold 325,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated in vajraparyankasana, with the hands in abhaya and varada mudra, the shoulders flanked by a bird and a chilug ewer borne on blossoming lotuses from vines stemming from the hands, a small Amitabha figure enclosed within... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2019

A large gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, 17th century

Lot 314. A large gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, 17th century. Height 16 1/8  in., 41 cm. Estimate USD 200,000 — 300,000. Lot sold 475,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  finely cast, seated in dhayasana on a double-lotus base with the right hand raised holding a willow branch or lotus stem (now missing), the left hand in the lap turned upwards supporting a beaker, attired in flowing robes falling in symmetrical folds around the body, the edges and hem with... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2019

A large gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 308. A large gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Height 26 1/3  in., 67 cm. Estimate USD 100,000 — 150,000. Lot sold 524,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity cast seated in vajraparyankasana with the proper left hand supporting a small vessel, the other holding a willow stem, a pierced diadem centered with a seated Amitabha Buddha encircling a neatly combed topknot, the long remaining tresses plaited over each shoulder,... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

A finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 15th century, probably Zhengtong period (1436-1449)

Lot 1025. A finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Ming dynasty, 15th century, probably Zhengtong period (1436-1449); 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 365,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The bodhisattva Guanyin is shown seated in rajalilasana holding in each hand a slender stem of lotus that rises to the shoulders, and is richly dressed in an elaborately decorateddhoti, a goat pelt wrapped around the torso and the... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2019

Trois superbes Mandalas du Tibet Oriental-Chine, c. 18° siècle chez Cornette de Saint Cyr

L'un des trois mandalas in situ dans l'appartement de Josette et Théo Schulmann. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Lot 40. Mandala d'Avalokiteshvara (Avalokitevara), Tibet Oriental-Chine, c. 18° siècle. Détrempe sur toile, 143 x 103 cm. Estimation: €12,000 - €18,000. Adjugé 10 400 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. L'aspect ekadashamukha (à onze têtes et quatre paires de bras) du bodhisattva de la compassion occupe le centre de la composition, debout au caeur d'un lotus épanoui sur les pétales... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2019

A Rare Limestone Head of Avalokiteshvara, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century

Lot 3034. A Rare Limestone Head of Avalokiteshvara, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century: H 39cm. Estimate HKD 900,000 - 1,200,000 (USD 114,633 - 152,844). Lot sold HKD 1,062,000 (USD 135,267). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: 1. Yamanaka & Co., Tokyo, 19322. A Private Japanese Collection, and thence by descent3. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5 April 2015, lot.2930. Exhibited: Sekai Kobijutsu Dai Tenrankai [Expo of World antiques], Yamanaka & Co. and Tokyo Bijutsu Club, Nihon Bijutsu... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2019

A sandstone figure of Avalokiteshvara, Khmer, Angkor Period, Angkor Wat Style, 12th century

Lot 36. A sandstone figure of Avalokiteshvara, Khmer, Angkor Period, Angkor Wat Style, 12th century; 30 in. (76.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. Price realised USD 425,000. Christie's Images Ltd 2015 Clad in a short sampot carved with parallel pleats and secured with a jeweled belt and with a double-butterfly sash in front, his rounded face with delicately outlined lips and long pendulous earlobes, the hair arranged in a conical topknot centered by a diminutive figure of... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2019

A 'huanghuashi' limestone figure of Avalokiteshvara, Northern Qi-Sui dynasty (550-618)

Lot 562.  A 'huanghuashi' limestone figure of Avalokiteshvara, Northern Qi-Sui dynasty (550-618). Height 12 5/8  in., 32.1 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity carved in the round with a slender physique and gently rounded face, the proper right arm bent at the elbow with the hand raised beside the chest, the left arm at the side and holding a covered vase, the sashes falling in folds from the narrow shoulders and the dhoti clinging to the body in the... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2018

An important framed paubha depicting Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, circa 1300

Lot 36. An important framed paubha depicting Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, circa 1300. Dimensions: 65 x 53 cm. (25 5/8 x 20 7/8 in.), encadré. Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 400,000. Price realised EUR 391,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Il est représenté assis en lalitasana sur une base lotiforme placée sur un trône. Ses mains principales sont en dharmacakramudra, les autres rayonnant autour de lui. Il est vêtu de dhoti, paré de bijoux. Son visage est emprunt d'une expression sereine. Il... [Lire la suite]
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